In-Hand Images of Transformers Kreon Gashapon


Vending machine across Japan have been getting stocked with Takara Tomy A.R.T.S’ latest Transformers gashapon product – Kreons – and now @haltroN1 has tweeted out images that he has taken of one of the machines! The Kreons are the same as the ones that came in the first wave of construction sets, with the exception of Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, […]

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Mega Drive Megatron Limited Edition Recolors


Takara Tomy Arts, Sega, and have announced two limited edition recolors of the Mega Drive Megatron action figure recently released in Japan. The first is a gold chromed “Lucky Draw” style Megatron that will be given away as a prize to the lucky few in Japan selected after they buy a 3DS in the period of December 18th-January 31st and […]

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Super Festival News Round-Up



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Shattered enjoys a focus on comic-centric Transformers fiction and has an eclectic palate when it comes to toy releases. He is an expat currently residing in Canada.

The Super Festival 66 took place in Japan this week, offering some detailed looks at upcoming licensed collectibles for the Transformers Brand. Autobase Aichi brings us their coverage, hit the jump for the details and pics.

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Takara Tomy Arts Transformers Items on Display at Japan Model Hobby Show 2014


This weekend in Tokyo is the 2014 Japan Model Hobby Show, and it seems that Takara Tomy Arts will have a fairly sizable booth. While they won’t have much to show off in regards to Transformers, they do have the Transformers: Age of Extinction Optimus Prime Dual Model kit as well as the Megadrive Megatron figure on display! So now […]

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New Image of Takara Tomy Arts Playstation Optimus Prime


If your collection has been itching for those whacky Megatron and Optimus Prime game console Transformers from Takara Tomy Arts, here’s something to tide you over until their release. The toys’ producers have posted a new image of the Playstation Optimus Prime figure on display at their booth and in full color. He’s ready to take down Megadrive Megatron in […]

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New Images of Mega Drive Megatron


Have you been wondering what game cartridge it is that Mega Drive Megatron has loaded into his chest? Well thanks to an update to the figure’s product page, Takara Tomy Arts now has an answer for you. New images on the page show off the figure in full color, including the decal wrapped around the fake game cartridge –  Sonic […]

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Even More Wonder Festival 2014 Images! Fewture Models, Kotobukiya, Takara Tomy Arts, and more!


Autobase Aichi have uploaded tons of images from Summer Wonder Festival 2014 ! Fewture Model’s Arcee, Elita-1, Alpha Trion, Optimus Prime, Grimlock, Ultra Metal Optimus, Unicron head; Kotobukiya’s ice trays, neck ties, and D-Style Optimus Prime; Be@rbrick’s Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, and Starscream; Revoltech’s Optimus Prime; Sentinel’s Gigantic Action Scorponok and Black Zarak, and their Optimus Prime/Ultra Magnus/Nemesis Prime pens; […]

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More Images From Summer Festival 2014 – Takara Tomy Arts Playstation Optimus Prime, Prime 1 Grimlock Statue


The hits keep coming! Also in from Summer Wonder Festival 2014 in Japan are new images of Takara Tomy Arts Playstation Optimus Prime, and Prime 1’s Grimlock statue. The Playstation Optimus Prime image shows the gray resin prototype for the action figure (previously we had only seen the concept art). The prototype display gives a fantastic look at both modes […]

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